- “Some EU Policies ‘Hinder’ Climate Action, WWF says” • The World Wildlife Fund decried EU climate measures in a report, Among WWF’s ‘hall of shame’ of the EU’s worst measures for the climate are the failure to tax aviation fuels and the inclusion of gas and nuclear in the so-called sustainable finance taxonomy, the EU’s green investment rulebook. [Euronews.com]
- “California Governor Gavin Newsom is traveling to China to talk climate change” • California Governor Gavin Newsom will try to reinforce his state’s role as a global leader on climate change as he begins a weeklong visit to China on Monday, a trip that presents both political risk and opportunity for crucial international collaboration. [ABC News]
- “Average Tailpipe Emissions Today Higher Than They Were Ten Years Ago” • Research by Possible, a UK climate advocacy group, finds that average tailpipe emissions from new internal combustion increased in the last ten years. In fact, anyone who wants the non-electric car with the lowest tailpipe emissions might best buy a used 2016 model. [CleanTechnica]
- “Old Coal Mine Filled With Warm Water Has Been Heating A Town With Green Energy For Six Months” • Britain’s deep coal mines have become a surprising source of green energy. It’s been heating the town of Gateshead successfully for six months. The scheme is thought to be replicable in areas with large abandoned mine works. [Good News Network]
- “Fossil Fuel Power: A Dying Trend In 50% Of Economies” • A new study by Ember, an energy think tank, has revealed that half of the world’s economies have already crossed the peak of power generation from fossil fuels. This means they have not increased their fossil fuel power output for at least five years since reaching their highest level. [Interesting Engineering]
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